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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2011-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres1Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJoe SaundersAaron HarangJ.J. Putz
Washington Nationals3Cincinnati Reds6BoxMike LeakeRoss DetwilerFrancisco Cordero
Colorado Rockies6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxMike MacDougalJason Hammel(none)
Chicago Cubs4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxYovani GallardoRyan DempsterJohn Axford
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants2BoxJeremy AffeldtFernando Rodriguez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBrad LincolnChris Carpenter(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox9BoxJon LesterGuillermo Moscoso(none)
Oakland Athletics0Boston Red Sox4BoxAlfredo AcevesGraham Godfrey(none)
Kansas City Royals7Cleveland Indians8BoxJoe SmithLouis ColemanChris Perez
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins4BoxJustin VerlanderCarl PavanoJose Valverde
Chicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners0BoxJohn DanksMichael Pineda(none)
Los Angeles Angels8Texas Rangers4BoxErvin SantanaC.J. WilsonHisanori Takahashi
Tampa Bay Rays6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJeff NiemannShawn CampJoel Peralta

Standings as of 2011-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1338251.617--71855516340-2542-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park29821.276
223New York Yankees1297851.6052.071152019141-2637-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II331914.576
359Tampa Bay Rays1317259.5509.05565015535-3137-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field311912.613
4915Toronto Blue Jays1326666.50015.56156021332-3334-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre301515.500
51429Baltimore Orioles1295277.40328.0554677-12330-3522-42W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards331716.515
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Detroit Tigers1327359.553--5985831537-2736-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park30228.733
2713Cleveland Indians1296564.5046.5552568-1636-2829-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field331518.455
3814Chicago White Sox1306565.5007.0518530-1229-3636-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field321418.438
41227Minnesota Twins1325577.41718.0499650-15128-3927-38L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field30822.267
51328Kansas City Royals1335479.40619.5580644-6433-3721-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium291712.586
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1347559.560--6775829541-2734-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington28217.750
2610Los Angeles Angels1327260.5452.05305062438-2834-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim301416.467
31023Oakland Athletics1336073.45114.5530564-3435-3025-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291415.483
41126Seattle Mariners1315675.42717.5454529-7530-3326-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field311120.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1298346.643--58442715746-2237-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park331914.576
235Atlanta Braves1337954.5946.05494806941-2538-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field291019.345
3817New York Mets1306268.47721.5582597-1526-3536-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field321517.469
41119Washington Nationals1316269.47322.0500538-3837-2825-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park301812.600
51424Florida Marlins1315972.45025.0514592-7826-4333-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium311318.419
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers1348054.597--5985395949-1631-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park281612.571
2612St. Louis Cardinals1336964.51910.56175833434-3135-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III29218.724
3716Cincinnati Reds1326666.50013.06225744836-3030-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark301317.433
41221Pittsburgh Pirates1326270.47017.0509553-4431-3731-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park301020.333
51525Chicago Cubs1335776.42922.5539650-11132-3725-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeRandy BushWrigley Field291415.483
61630Houston Astros1334390.32336.5507665-15823-4220-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park291316.448
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Arizona Diamondbacks1337459.556--5885652338-2636-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field29209.690
2511San Francisco Giants1337162.5343.0451467-1638-2733-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park291514.517
3918Colorado Rockies1336370.47411.0612618-635-3328-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field291019.345
41020Los Angeles Dodgers1316269.47311.0502505-333-3429-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium302010.667
51322San Diego Padres1336073.45114.0505507-228-3832-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park291118.379